Two hosts of Slate’s Trumpcast talk Trump, parallels to Watergate, and Mueller’s investigation.

Mueller Could Take Trump Down. But Let’s Hope Voters Do It Instead.   

Mueller Could Take Trump Down. But Let’s Hope Voters Do It Instead.   

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Jan. 19 2018 8:18 PM

One Year Down

The hosts of Slate’s Trumpcast dish on the Mueller investigation and Trump’s first year in office.

Barack Obama greets Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration on Jan. 20.

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Listen to Episode 912 of Slate’s The Gist:


Up first on The Gist: It appears the Stormy Daniels story checks out.

Plus, Saturday marks the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. The hosts of Slate’s Trumpcast join Mike to revise old predictions, make new ones, and consider whether Democrats should be rooting for impeachment via the Robert Mueller investigation.

And in the Spiel, we’re on the verge of another government shutdown. It seems normal now. Or have we lost track of what normal looks like?

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.